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Bonn Visit / Parliament Talk #202303

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon becomes 1st foreign head of state to address West Germany's Parliament. Confers in Bonn-with Chancellor Kiesinger.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bonn, West Germany) Nixon talks with Kiesinger for 40 minutes. Nixon emphasizes need to preserve European unity, citing France especially Secretary of State William Rogers confers with For. Min. Willy Brandt. All confer together with Security Advisor, Dr. Henry Kissinger, present. Nixon meets with President Heinrich Lubke and wife. Nixon said Germany would be consulted before talks with USSR . Lubke hosts lunch. Nixon given a dove; he lets it go. Greets crowd. Nixon en route to home of United States representative there. 1st American President to visit Parliament. [NIXON - says alliance must be maintained.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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